I talked about my recent investment* in Encantos on TWiStartups (episode 892), but I want to dive a little deeper into the digital media and consumer products opportunity and why I invested in a media company for kids.
Foursquare founder Dennis Crowley posted this photo of a Whole Foods grocery store that is promoting Foursquare check-ins with chalk board signage outside the store. Whole Foods was also one of the stores that received Foursquare window clings a few weeks ago. This Whole Foods location is going a step further and incentivizing the check-ins […]
Blippy and Nestle have both been in the middle of a PR nightmare over their business practices, but it’s how they each handled the negative attention that set them apart. Blippy, a social media site that allows users to share information about their purchases by tracking their credit card transactions, recently had the best of […]
If you’ve spent the past few days sleeping in an airline terminal and taking baths in the sink, guide book publisher Lonely Planet has your back. Lonely Planet has made 13 of their European iPhone city guides available for free download for travelers stranded due to the eruption of Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull. The iPhone guides […]